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#GolfChat is for golfers from all over who want to connect and share their joy for the sport.

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#GolfChat 11.30.21

Welcome to #GolfChat! Who’s joining us, where are you, and how was your past week of golf?  #GolfChat

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: Tiger Woods has taken part in several interviews about his playing future and it sounds like his reality is going to be a limited schedule around majors and some key events.  Tiger is the GOAT, but do you think he needs to accomplish anything else in order to cement his standing in the game? #GolfChat

Q2: Announced this week Suzann Pettersen will captain the Solheim Cup in 2023 for Europe and Lee Westwood will pass on captaining the Ryder Cup team. In these team competitions can the captain be the difference in winning or losing, or is it just who has the hottest 12 players at right time?  #GolfChat

Q3: If you were start your full golf swing all over, what do you think is the most important thing to get right and why? Swing path, ball turf contact weight shift, grip? #GolfChat

Q4: As we head into the holiday season and golf winds down for many, seeing lots of Twitter talk about new equipment. Are you eyeing anything new? I’m looking at new wedges, but need to get fit for and figure out gapping. #GolfChat

Q5: 20 of the Top 50 men’s players will be playing in this week’s Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas, Tiger’s hosted postseason event.  The tournament is by invite only and I wonder how you see these limited field event’s, excited because we see the cream or the crop, or not due to the timing or another factor? #GolfChat

Q6: What’s your week in golf look like and what are you excited about? #GolfChat

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#GolfChat 11.22.2021

Welcome to #GolfChat! Who’s joining us, where are you, and how was your past week of golf?  #GolfChat

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1:  Jin Young Ko won the LPGA points based POY with her win this past weekend. The stat that most are blown away by, 63 GIR’s in a row. For your game, what do you think is the most important stat? Fairways hit, GIR, scrambling, 2 putts or less? #GolfChat

Q2:  The Match, 5th edition, will be played this Friday between Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka in Las Vegas at Wynn GC and shown on TNT. With 1 being lowest/10 highest, what’s your interest level in:

  1. Players
  2. Format (Match up to 12 holes)
  3. The Wynn Las Vegas course ($550 a round fee)
  4. #GolfChat

Q3: Today is Donald Ross’s birthday (born in 1872) and he designed over 400 courses. Pinehurst #2 might be his most famous, but what is your favorite? #GolfChat

Q4: Rory Sabbatini was DQ’d from the RMC this past week which got me thinking about that. Have you ever called a penalty on yourself or had a fellow player do so? #GolfChat

Q5: Tiger Woods posted a 3 second video that has over 7.3m views in just a few days. Since he’s been in and out of golf so much since 2009, do you think Tiger still resonates with the youngest generation like he did the previous one? #GolfChat

BONUS Q6: By now we’ve seen the pic of Rory McIlroy’s shirt after his final round of the and losing the DP World Championship by 5 shots to Morikawa after co-leading after 54 holes. What might it take for you to reach the level of frustration that Rory must have felt? #GolfChat

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#GolfChat 11.16.2021

Welcome to #GolfChat! Who’s joining us, where are you, and how was your past week of golf?  #GolfChat

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: The Golf Channel didn’t show any live coverage past Sunday at the LPGA’s Pelican Women’s Championship with World # 1 and Lexi Thompson and others incontention that went to a 4 way playoff and down to a missed putt, how frustrated were you? #GolfChat

Q2: Let down by balking putting again, Lexi Thompson missed 3 different putts that could have won this past Sunday, 2 4 footers and a 3rd from 6ft, as well as other instances. Are great/good putters born or made and what do you do when the flatstick goes south on you?  #GolfChat

Q3: Lying Four talked about how the PGA’s threat of a lifetime ban for players that jump to the LIV Saudi tour and how that could land in the US courts based on anti-trust laws. If you’re interested in the topic, here’s the link https://www.lyingfour.com/conversations-blog/2021/11/10/is-there-a-bullet-in-the-pga-tours-biggest-gun #GolfChat

Q4: Phil Mickelson fires 3 birdies to win the Charles Schwab Cup Championship and adds to his non-golf legend with is appearance on the Manning Brothers Monday Night Football show so it was a good week for Phil. Have you always loved Phil and why do you love him more now?  #GolfChat

Q5: For many of us playing golf at this point in November, winter rules come into play. What winter rules are local in nature and what rules are accepted by your group? #GolfChat

Q6: If your handicap season is over and you’re still playing do you approach your round any differently? Take more risk-reward shots, swing a little harder, or do you keep to your game plan? #GolfChat

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#GolfChat 11.9.2021

Welcome to #GolfChat! Who’s joining us, where are you, and how was your past week of golf?  #GolfChat

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: European Tour clapped back at Saudi backed LIV Golf by announcing sponsorship and naming rights to DP Global Tour.

Highlights:

Season purse of $200 million • Minimum purse of $2 million • $10 million purse for DP Championship • 47 tournaments • 27 different countries

3 PGA Tour co-sanctioned events. • Scottish Open • Barbasol Championship • Barracuda Championship #GolfChat

Q2: Justin Thomas told Golf Channel that final round of Korn Ferry Q school should have been broadcast and @jumbomutombo41 said “Golf Channel is simply a talk show with ED ads these days”

Would you have watched the final round either live or on a replay? #GolfChat

Q3: @DoerflerJared aske about best golf books and he ID’d 10 commonly called out:

The Match by Mark Frost

Little Red Book by Harvey Penick

Missing Links by Rick Reilly

The Dewsweepers by James Dodson

The Greatest Game Ever Played by Mark Frost

Dead Solid Perfect by Dan Jenkins

A Good Walk Spoiled by John Feinstein

Slaying the Tiger by Shane Ryan

Open by John Feinstein

Golf is Not a Game of Perfect by Bob Rotella

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Q4: In 2021 what is the most significant injury you have to/had to deal with and how did it affect your game? #GolfChat

Q5: How well do you know the rules of golf and while on the course how often does rules knowledge come into play? #GolfChat

Q6: What’s your week in golf look like and what are you excited about? #GolfChat

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#GolfChat 11.2.2021

Welcome to #GolfChat! Who’s joining us, where are you, and how was your past week of golf?  #GolfChat

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: Saudi Arabia backed  #GolfChat

Q2:  Pro golf organization competetion good for the game?

Q3:  The PGA is reported to propose rule changes to how much detail can be used in green reading books that most pro’s use, but not eliminate them. Speed of play is one reason for the change, but some think that it could mean more time spent reading putts. Which side of the fence do you land on and have you ever used a green reading book or app? #GolfChat

Q4: @DoerflerJared shared an announcement that Callaway would invest $30m in 5 Iron Golf, Five Iron Golf, an emerging, urban indoor golf and entertainment company.  offering simulator rentals, golf lessons, custom club fittings, social events and a curated food and beverage menu.  #GolfChat

Q5: It’s now November and the temps are getting down into the 40’s and maybe lower. If you’re still getting out to play, what is the one body part that you need to keep warm to play 18 holes and how do you do it? Head, hands, feet, back? Somebody asked this question and I’m sorry, but I lost track of who it was.  #GolfChat

Q6: What’s your week in golf look like and what are you excited about? #GolfChat

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what’s your favorite shot to watch; Drive Long approach Short approach Green side scramble Putt  #GolfChat

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#GolfChat 10.26.2021

Welcome to #GolfChat! Who’s joining us, where are you, and how was your past week of golf?  #GolfChat

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: What’s in your bag and which item is your favorite? We’d love to see pictures? #GolfChat

Q2: Golf Equipment sales, ie balls, clubs, shoes, bags, gloves and distance devices, were up 78% vs 2020 and 41% vs 2019. In 2021 outside of balls/gloves what did you buy and are you happy with it? #GolfChat

Q3: We all know that some get to play year round, but late fall/winter weather drives many of us off the course at least some and handicap season is over? What’s the off-season routine that will best prepares you for the 2022 golf season?#GolfChat

Q4: Did Hideki Matsuyama’s win in the Zozo Championship back with a more pronounced pause at the top and Rory’s win at the CJ Cup with his ‘Being me is good enough’ statement give you any pause to think about tinkering with your swing and gaining more distance? #GolfChat

Q5: Jin Young Ko is now the #1 ranked pro in the women’s game with 4 victories this year and dethroned Nelly Korda with a late season charge. If you get into a hot streak, how do you keep it going for more than a round or 2? #GolfChat

Q6: What’s your week in golf look like and what are you excited about? #GolfChat

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GolfChat 10.19.2021

Welcome to #GolfChat! Who’s joining us, where are you, and how was your past week of golf?  #GolfChat

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: Sunday the Golf Channel stuck with it’s coverage of the SAS senior tourney and didn’t get to the PGA’s CJ Cup until leaders Rory and Rickie were on the back side. If you made plans to watch, did you stay with it or walk away? #GolfChat

Q2: When playing, what is your least favorite hazard to see off the tee? Least favorite to see on an approach shot? #GolfChat

Q3: Golf course architecture gets a lot of mixed reaction on golf Twitter, do you look to focus on it? Do you have a favorite designer who’s courses you have on a must play list? #GolfChat

Q4: The PGA moves to Japan this week for the Zozo Championship and that means 11:30 PM ET start times on Golf Channel. With the late/early start will you not watch, record, or stay up to catch some or all?#GolfChat

Q5: We’re all looking to improve our golf games, how do you track your stats? Scorecard, phone app, Excel sheet, or other and how detailed do you get. Wondering if the $70 Golfmetics wants is worth it. #GolfChat

Q6: What’s your week in golf look like and what are you excited about? #GolfChat

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#GolfChat 10.12.2021

Welcome to #GolfChat! Who’s joining us and how was your past week of golf?  #GolfChat

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: Last Saturday was 1 of the most exciting CFB days in a long time, but what makes an exciting Saturday of golf for you? #GolfChat

Q2:? Nelly Korda was all the news on the LPGA earlier this year with 3 wins, 1 major, and Olympic gold metal and world #1 ranking. But Jin Young Ko’s dominant win this past week and 3 weeks to go in the LPGA season, the race for POY is not over. Do you think it is more important to play well early in a season, or late?  #GolfChat

Q3: People Magazine came out today with a piece on the recovery of Tiger Woods and how will it is going at that he has a timeline of his come back in his head and wants to compete. Are you ready for his return or is the PGA satifinly all your needs with the players competing today?

Q4: Social media and YouTube has given us a whole new avenue to review golf equipment. Do you take advantage of online golf equipment reviews and has a review ever led to a decision to buy or not buy a product?#GolfChat

Q5: At 36 years old, former NBA player JR Smith is combining his love of golf with his endeavors to get his college degree and teed it up in his 1st tournament this week. Social media was fired up with both support and “He’s taking some kid’s spot, where do you fall in this conversation? #GolfChat?#GolfChat

Q6: What’s your week in golf look like and what are you excited about? #GolfChat

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#GolfChat 10.5.2021

Welcome to #GolfChat! Who’s joining us and how was your past week of golf?  #GolfChat

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: Caddie breakups with their golfers, both genders, is nothing new, but we hear more about it today. Is it just the nature of all relationships today or, because of the $ involved players are pulling the trigger quicker and resetting their “team”? #GolfChat

Q2: Bryson DeChambeau competed last week in the Long Drive Championship and advanced the quarter final and placed 7th with a 391 yard drive. Winning drive was 422, but is Bryson’s participation good for all golf as he brings exposure to the Long Drive world? #GolfChat

Q3: The LPGA is moving and renaming their ANA Championship in 2023 from Mission Hills to Hutson. This was longest running major they have and jumping into the pond by the winner a tradition. Does the LPGA suffer from not enough tradition compared to the PGA and other sports? #GolfChat

Q4: Have you ever been hit by a golf ball while playing? If you have, body wise, where and what as the damage? If not, what was the closest? Did you get a Fore yell?#GolfChat

Q5: As a golfer, do you align with athletes in other sports because you know they share your passion for golf? Thinking the likes of Tom Brady, Stephen Curry, Patrick Mahomes. #GolfChat

Q6: What’s your week in golf look like and what are you excited about? #GolfChat

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#GolfChat 9.28.2021

RYDER CUP EDITION

Welcome to #GolfChat! Who’s joining us and how was your past week of golf?  #GolfChat

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: We’re going to try something different, Ryder Cup free forum. This RC had a lot going on that 4 questions can do it justice so for the next 50 minutes you can put your best takes on the action on #GolfChat and respond to others live. #GolfChat

Q6: What’s your week in golf look like and what are you excited about? #GolfChat

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Ben Grehan

Ben Grehan carries on the illustrious heritage of #GolfChat hosts and brings with him a background of scrappy, non-institutionalized, down-to-earth logic and a passion for golf and good conversation. He is the humble protege of previous host Zeb Welborn, a far more accomplished man: Find out more.

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